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Archives for: February 24th, 2020

AF3-MC to Demo at Infoflex

Written by Alfonse Novelli on February, 2020

Novation will be showcasing the new AF3-MC in booth #106 of the Infoflex show April 20 – 21 in Columbus. The AF3-MC can apply various color flags on demand for identifying various types of defects, or for marking the beginning and end of a defect.

Novation about to release new multi-color WebFlagger

Written by Alfonse Novelli on February, 2019

Novation has developed a new option for the industry standard WebFlaggers. This option allows for rolls of flags to have more than one color. This “skip flag” option allow the operator to select the color flag to be applied to the web. This option will be available in Q2 of 2019.

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Direct Losses

Rolls per shift (average)

Defects flagged per roll

Shifts per day

Shifts per weekend

Rolls per week

Flagged defects per week

Feet lost per defect by inaccurate flagging

Cost per foot (average)

Cost per week

Cost per year

Indirect Losses

Extra minutes spent per defect at rewinder/slitter due to inaccurate flagging

Rewinding/slitting cost per hour in dollars

Cost per week

Cost per year

Miscellaneous Losses

Yearly dollars lost due to returns/rework from unflagged defects getting to customers

Yearly dollars lost due to lost time accidents due to manual flagging

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